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Recent Decisions From the Wyoming Supreme Court

In re Order Imposing Sanctions on Traci E. Mears  
Date: September 21, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 109
Docket Number: S-18-0006

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed for lack of jurisdiction the appeal brought in the name of Mother challenging the district court’s imposition of sanctions against Mother’s attorney, Traci Mears, holding that Mother did not h...

Jacobson v. Kidd  
Date: September 17, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 108
Docket Number: S-17-0332

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the district court denying Father’s petition to modify the order granting Mother primary custody of the parties' children, holding that the district court abused its discretion by...

State ex rel. Department of Workforce Services, Workers' Compensation Division v. Lysne  
Date: September 11, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 107
Docket Number: S-18-0021

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Medical Commission approving John Lysne’s worker’s compensation claim seeking coverage for knee replacement surgery, holding that the Commission’s finding that Lysne’s work...

Robert William Guty v. The State of Wyoming
Date: September 10, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 106
Docket Number: S-18-0016
Hart v. State, ex rel. Department of Workforce Services, Workers' Compensation Division  
Date: September 7, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 105
Docket Number: S-17-0290

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court affirming the Medical Commission Hearing Panel’s decision the Workers’ Compensation Division’s denial of permanent total disability benefits for a back injury...

Tuttle v. Lee  
Date: September 5, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 104
Docket Number: S-18-0070

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s dismissal of Plaintiff’s declaratory judgment action against the Laramie County Clerk asking that a Notice of Federal Tax Lien (NFTL) be declared invalid and the NFTL be re...

Reichert v. Daugherty  
Date: August 31, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 103
Docket Number: S-18-0011

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment to Defendants in this quiet title action challenging the enforceability of a plat restriction that barred Plaintiffs’ use of a portion of their ow...

Miller v. State  
Date: August 30, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 102
Docket Numbers: S-17-0104, S-17-0340

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s denial of Appellant’s motion filed under Wyo. R. App. P. 21 to withdraw his no contest pleas based on ineffective assistance of counsel, holding that the advice from Defend...

Britain v. Britain  
Date: August 28, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 101
Docket Number: S-17-0325

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s dismissal of Appellant’s declaratory judgment claim challenging a codicil to Patricia Ann Britain’s will, holding that Appellant’s challenges to the codicil could not be br...

Buszkiewic v. State  
Date: August 23, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 100
Docket Number: S-17-0293

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant’s conviction of two counts of strangulation of a household member, holding that the prosecutor did not commit misconduct during closing argument. On appeal, Defendant argued (1) the...

The Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Wyoming State Bar v. Jason P. Nobles
Date: August 22, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 97
Docket Number: D-18-0005
Eby v. Taco John's International, Inc.  
Date: August 22, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 96
Docket Number: S-17-0339

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s order granting summary judgment in favor of Taco John’s International, Inc. (TJI), concluding that TJI properly terminated Plaintiffs, two corporate executives, for violati...

Harborth v. State, ex rel., Department of Workforce Services, Workers’ Compensation Division  
Date: August 22, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 99
Docket Number: S-18-0003

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Medical Commission upholding the decision of the Department of Workforce Services, Workers’ Compensation Division (the Division) denying benefits for Appellant’s back surger...

Jonathon Maes v. The State of Wyoming
Date: August 22, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 98
Docket Number: S-18-0111
Osterling v. State  
Date: August 21, 2018
Citation: 2018 WY 95
Docket Number: S-17-0295

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant’s conviction of delivery of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, holding that Defendant was not denied his right to a fair trial due to prosecutorial misconduct. On appeal, Defen...

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